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Worth Bothering The Screeners?  
User currently offlineLGW From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (14 years 3 months 4 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 1789 times:

Hi All,
I dont usally like asking for advice on a photo but here goes.After being told about limiting the work for the screeners I though id waste your time!

This is the photo


I know it is over exposed. But is there a chance for this photo here at airliners.net?

If not is there anything I can do to save it?

Just asking your opinion


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User currently offline2912n From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 2013 posts, RR: 7
Reply 1, posted (14 years 3 months 4 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 1712 times:

Hmmmm....I am not an expert on the quality, which I like...But I would go with it just based on the view. It is busy, captures the busy atmosphere of the airport, gives you a sense of the controlled chaos (or is that KAOS....) To me the photo is more than of just an airplane...It tells a story. Go with it!  Smile

User currently offlineAirplanenut From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 679 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (14 years 3 months 4 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 1684 times:

Great shot! But it hurts my eyes a little bit... I played around with the brightness/contrast just a bit... what do you think?

If you like it, feel free to take it and upload away.



Why yes, in fact, I am a rocket scientist...
User currently offlineEDIpic From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (14 years 3 months 4 weeks ago) and read 1675 times:

Sorry, but I prefer the original, a softer backlit feel...
and it's not recommended to maniplulate a jpeg and expect to maintain the original quality. It can be quite difficult Jeremy .. (lossy)

I'm not sure, but is the foreground A340 oversharpened?
The 'Virgin Atlantic' titles and the 'AIRBUS 340' has a distinct heavy 'halo' around the edges?

I don't see many of them 'oop 'ere of course, but that's what caught my eye first.


User currently offlineJderden777 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 1763 posts, RR: 25
Reply 4, posted (14 years 3 months 4 weeks ago) and read 1661 times:

the A340 in the foreground looks fine to me...
i like the pic...a good situational shot with lots of action going on...even though you did shoot into the sun....so what?? you can get good pics without the sun at your back the whole time...that's where you get creative and get to experiment some...so i like what you've done with this shot

good pic Ben!  Big thumbs up

jonathan d.

"my soul is in the sky" - shakespeare
User currently offlineThomasphoto60 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 4280 posts, RR: 25
Reply 5, posted (14 years 3 months 3 weeks 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 1639 times:

Save what Ben ?! I would have killed for a shot like this!

Don't touch it! A definete winner


"Show me the Braniffs"
User currently offlinePUnmuth@VIE From Austria, joined Aug 2000, 4164 posts, RR: 52
Reply 6, posted (14 years 3 months 3 weeks 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 1629 times:

I agree with Thomas. Only thing is the level of the camera. Check the lightpoles in the background. 1 degree Counterclockwise should do it. But then you have to crop it and this might cut off the 747 tail.
Oh and clone out that bmi its disturbing a little bit (<- just a joke) Big grin

User currently offlineLGW From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (14 years 3 months 3 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 1610 times:

Cheers for your help, I am going to upload it and see. I know about shooting into the sun but this was an exception as I though it has the potential of being a good shot.

That BMi 737  Pissed Pissed Pissed Pissed Pissed Pissed Pissed Pissed!


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